HC Deb 16 December 1986 vol 107 cc504-5W
Mr. Wilson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will provide information, for Her Majesty's inspectorate in Scotland, on how many present inspectors have worked as staff in a college of education and for how long, showing separate figures for those inspectors involved in the inspection of Aberdeen college of education during 1984 to 1986.

Mr. John MacKay

There are 29 HM inspectors of schools who have worked in Scottish colleges of education for periods ranging from one year to 12 years. The inspection of Aberdeen college of education involved 10 of these inspectors, among others, and their college of education experience ranged from two to nine years.